Measure by Measure: Modernizing the Poverty Measure

November 23, 2009

Elizabeth Lower-Basch, senior policy analyst for the Workforce Development team, will be one of three speakers during a CLASP-sponsored audio conference, Measure by Measure:  Modernizing the Poverty Measure, on Monday, Nov. 23, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.  The focus of the audio conference will be efforts to modernize the federal method of measuring poverty, and what states can do to address the problems of the currently used poverty measure in the meantime.   Register here for this event.  View the CLASP publication, Measure by Measure: the Current Poverty Measure v. NAS Poverty Measures, here.

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